Thursday, November 14, 2013

Sachin Tendulkar

Ind vs WI: Sachin Tendulkar takes India to 157/2 at stumps on Day 1 of second Test

MUMBAI: Iconic batsman Sachin Tendulkar kept his emotions in check and showed his genius for one last time in front of adoring fans with an unbeaten 38 as India seized early control of his 200th and final Test against the West Indies after a disciplined bowling display on Thursday.  The 40-year-old maestro walked in to the middle amid thundering cheers from the crowd and a guard of honour from his West Indies rivals as he showed glimpses of his vintage form to remain unconquered at close of an eventful opening day of his last Test. continue... 

Top guns salute master blaster Sachin Tendulkar

MUMBAI: It seems the whole world wants to stop for a while to pay a tribute to Sachin Tendulkar. How else can one explain ten former international cricket captains, including legends like Brian Lara and Sunil Gavaskar, sporting icons from other disciplines, a prominent BCCI official and several former and current Indian cricketers all gathering under one roof to share their experiences and feelings about the 'God of cricket'!
The day-long function, organized by the India Today Group and aptly titled 'Salam Sachin,' was made more special as the 'first stroke' was played by Ajit Tendulkar - the hidden face behind Tendulkar's epical success story. On Tuesday, Ajit revealed much that we wanted to know. continue...

Brian Lara, Aamir Khan extend best wishes to Sachin Tendulkar

 MUMBAI: West Indian cricket icon Brian Lara and Bollywood star Aamir Khan extended their best wishes to 'Master Blaster' Sachin Tendulkar, as he wears the 'National Blue' for the last time for his 200th Test match on home turf.Lara said: "I want Sachin to get a lot of runs in this match. But I would also like to see West Indies victory. I would also like to congratulate and (wish) good luck to Shivnarain Chanderpaul (West Indies cricketer) for his 150th Test match. It is a wonderful occasion, a momentous occasion, and I am happy to be here."

Aamir Khan said: "It is the most exciting day for all of us. India will not be batting today, so everyone is a bit disappointed. But, we will be able to see Sachin play tomorrow. I will definitely be coming tomorrow to see Sachin play. I will not miss it for anything." continue...

India set for emotional Sachin Tendulkar finale

NEW DELHI: Sachin Tendulkar is set for an emotional farewell when he plays his 200th and final Test at home in Mumbai from Thursday, exactly 24 years after he began his record-breaking career.
Since making his debut as a 16-year-old in Karachi in 1989, Tendulkar has become almost a deity for the billion-plus population of India, helping the country win the 2011 World Cup and reach the top of the world rankings.
After racking up a staggering 15,847 runs in his 199 Tests, even his rivals acknowledge that Tendulkar is second only to Sir Donald Bradman in the pantheon of batting greats. continue...

Sachin Tendulkar Timeline (Achievement)


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